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Thursday, July 26, 2012

Swanee River Boys

2nd version
by Michel Ruppli, Praguefrank
SESSIONS
12 December 1950 [14:30-16:30] Castle Studio, The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville, TN - Swanee River Boys
001 50-S-6128 unknown title
002 50-S-6129 SIN IS WHAT‘S THE MATTER (WITH THIS WORLD WE’RE IN) MGM K10913
003 50-S-6130 CARRY ME BACK TO OLD VIRGINNY K10913
004 50-S-6131 unknown title
17 April 1953 New York City – Swanee River Boys (Buford Abner, Merle Abner, George Hughes, Horace Floyd)
005 K6316 WHAT AM I GONNA DO King 45-1220
006 K6317 WHEREVER I GO 45-1220
007 K6318 GLORYLAND BOOGIE 45-1254 EP 302/LP 556 LP 567 Glory SS-1000
008 K6319 DO YOU BELIEVE 45-1254 EP 302/LP 567 Glory SS-1000
29 July 1953 King Recording Studio, 1540 Brewster Ave., Cincinnati, OH – Swanee River Boys (Buford Abner, Merle Abner, George Hughes, Horace Floyd)
009 K3656 BECAUSE I LOVE YOU SO 45-1349
010 K3657 MARRIED LIFE 45-1349
011 K3658 WAS HE QUIET OR DID HE CRY ? 45-1258 EP 302/LP 567 LP 1007 Audio Lab AL 1517
012 K3659 I HAVE A DESIRE 45-1258 EP 302/LP 567 LP 1007 Audio Lab AL 1517
28 October 1953 King Recording Studio, 1540 Brewster Ave., Cincinnati, OH – Swanee River Boys (Buford Abner, Merle Abner, George Hughes, Horace Floyd)
013 K3684 HE LIFTED ME FROM SIN 45-1326/LP-567
014 K3685 I‘VE GOT A DATE TO MEET AN ANGEL 45-1289/LP-567
015 K3686 WHEN I MOVE TO THE SKY 45-1289/LP-567
016 K3687 NOT NECESSARY 45-1326/LP-567
8 October 1954 King Recording Studio, 1540 Brewster Ave., Cincinnati, OH – Swanee River Boys (Buford Abner, Merle Abner, George Hughes, Horace Floyd)
017 K3846 I DON’T WORRY 45-1431 Parlophone DP 509/LP 567
018 K3847 I WANNA HEAR 45-1401
019 K3848 I GOT TIRED 45-1401
020 K3849 FIRE’S A-COMIN’ 45-1431 Parlophone DP 509/LP 567
4 September 1955 King Recording Studio, 1540 Brewester Ave., Cincinnati, OH – Swanee River Boys (Buford Abner, Merle Abner, George Hughes, Horace Floyd)
021 K4015 REMEMBER MY NAME IN YOUR PRAYERS 45-4880/LP 567
022 K4016 TWELVE GATES 45-4844
023 K4017 GOING UP TO BE WITH GOD 45-4880
024 K4018 JUST AS SURE 45-4844
10 January 1957 King Recording Studio, 1540 Brewster Ave., Cincinnati, OH – Swanee River Boys (Buford Abner, Merle Abner, George Hughes, Horace Floyd)
025 K4120 I AM THE MAN 45-5016 Parlophone DP-533
026 K4121 I’M GONNA TRY 45-5016 Parlophone DP-533
027 K4122 I’D RATHER BE A SERVANT 45-5039/LP 567
028 K4123 I’LL NOT WALK ALONE 45-5039
Swanee River Boys later recorded for Skylite, and Zondervan. Info in albums list

ALBUMS
King 567 Sacred Songs: Gloryland Boogie; Was He Quiet Or Did He Cry; Do You Believe; I'd Rather Be A Servant; When I Move; Remember My Name In Your Prayers; ; I Have a Desire; Fire's A-Comin'; He Lifted Me From Sin; I've Got A Date To Meet An Angel; Not Necessarily; I Don't Worry – 56
Zondervan ZLP 635 Swanee River Boys’ Finest: Up To The House Of The Lord; A Man Who Is Wise; A Fool Such As I; Tribulation; I’ll Never Turn Back; Wade In De Water; Lower Lights; The Sun Didn’t Shine; O What A Saviour; Heaven Somebody I’ll Gain; By and By; Where No One Stands Alone – 03-65
Zondervan ZLP 641 Jerry Barnes And The Swanee River Boys Sing Country Gospel: Wings Of A Dove; According To Thy Loving Kindness; He’s Everywhere; All Day, All Night; Do Lord; Do You Think To Pray; Didn’t My Lord Deliver Daniel; tand By Me; Blessed Assurance; Old Ship Of Zion; I Need The Prayers Of Those I Love; When We See Christ - 65
Zondervan ZLP 685 In Nashville: Surely Goodness And Mercy; I Ain't Got Time; I Will Be Rich; Go Tell It On The Mountain; The Dearest Old Rock; I've Got It You Can Get It; Love Thy Neighbor; Preachin' Man; I Wish I Had Heard; Coming Home; In Times Like These; Look Away To Heaven – 02-66 (recorded at RCA Victor Studio, Nashville, TN)
Zondervan ZLP 718S Swanee River Boys Sing Great Gospel Songs: I Get Happy; Beyond The Farthest Star; Heaven Came Down And Glory Filled My Soul; Touch Me; After My Cross; Just A Closer Walk With Thee; Who Cares?; The Sweet By And By; Thank You, Jesus; One Of These Mornings; My Lord, What A Morning; It's Not An Easy Road – 6-
Skylite SLP 6055 That’s Gospel Brother!: Brotherly Love; Preaching Man; He Spoke; The Old Tear-Stained Altar; Drifting Too Far; Day by Day; That's Gospel Brother; I'm on my Way; So Many Reasons; It Took a Little Time; Remember My Name in Your Prayer; Touch Me: - 67
Skylite SLP 6066 The Spiritual Sounds Of The Swanee River Boys: When I Wake Up That Morning; I Talk To Him In Prayer; Do You Believe?; I Love Him More; When I Move; Was He Quiet Or Did He Cry; Ole Virginny; Worrying; Dip Your Finger In Some Water; A Quiet Room; An Empty Mansion; Things Invisible – 05-68
Skylite SLP 6077 I’m Building A Bridge: Leave It Alone; A Date with and Angel; Do A Little More; The Unclouded Day; I'm Building a Bridge; Don't Wait for the Hearse; I Am in His Care; Move to the Top of the Mountain; There's One; Satisfied Mind; Glory to His Name – 05-69 (reissued on SLP 6312 in 1984)
Associated Artists ? Bufford Abner and The Swanee Rivers Boys, vol. 1 (1939-1971): Wade In De Water; An Empty Mansion; I'll Never Turn Back; I'm On My Way To Canaanland; I'd Rather Be A Servant; I Love Him More; Brotherly Love; I get Happy; Do You Believe; I Have A Desire; He Spoke; He Lifted Me From Sin; Drifting Too Far From The Shore; Beyond The Farthest Sky; I Ain't Got Time - 02
Associated Artists ? Bufford Abner and The Swanee Rivers Boys, vol. 2: When I Move; Touch Me; In Times Like These; The Unclouded Day; The Dearest Old Book; A Man Who Is Wise; Gloryland Boogie; Let The Lower Lights Be Burning; The Sun Didn't Shine; Was He Quiet or Did He Cry; Preaching Man; Look Away To Heaven; I've Got It, You Can Get It; Day By Day; Fire's A Comin' – 02
Associated Artists ? Bufford Abner and The Swanee Rivers Boys, vol. 3: That's Gospel Brother; So Many Reasons; Worrying; I Don't Worry Anymore; Leave It Alone; A There Is One; I've Got A Date To Meet An Angel; Ole Virginny; Dip Your Finger In Some Water; O What A Savior; Remember My Name In Your Prayers; Tribulation; I Wish I Had Heard; The Old Tear Stained Altar; Coming Home
Associated Artists ? Bufford Abner and The Swanee Rivers Boys, vol. 4: When I Wake Up That Mornin'; Satisfied Mind; After My Cross; Things Invisible; We'll Understand It Better By And By; Love Thy Neighbor; I Am In His Care; Heaven Someday I Will Gain; I Thank You Jesus; It Took A Long, Long Time; Movin' To The Top Of The Mountain; Go Tell It On The Mountain; Not Necessarily; One Of These Mornings; Where No One Stands Alone

RADIO PROGRAMS (on reels or cassettes)
McCoy’s Recording Inc. 1778 Checkerboard Time
McCoy’s Recording Inc. 3052 Western Auto Circle Arrow Show


SINGLES
MGM (1951)
K 10913 Sin Is What’s The Matter (With This World We‘re In) / Carry Me Back To Old Virginny - 51
King (1953-57)
45-1220 What Am I Gonna Do / Wherever I Go – 06-53
45-1254 Gloryland Boogie / Do You Believe? – 08-53 (rev. Sept.12)
45-1258 I Have A Desire / Was He Quiet Or Did He Die – 09-53
45-1289 When I Move / I've Got A Date To Meet An Angel – 12-53
45-1326 Not Necessarily / He Lifted Me From Sin – 03-54
45-1349 Married Life / Because I Love You So – 05-54 (rev. May 8)
45-1401 I Wanna Hear / I Got Tired – 10-54
45-1431 I Don't Worry / Fires A-Comin' – 01-55 (UK issue on Parlophone DP 509)
45-4844 Twelve Gates / Just As Sure – 10-55
45-4880 Remember My Name In Your Prayers / Going Up To Be With God – 03-56
45-5016 I Am The Man / I'm Gonna Try – 01-57 (UK issue on Parlophone DP 533)
45-5039 I’d Rather Be A Servant / I’ll Not Walk Alone – 04-57
(EP)
EP 302 Gloryland Boogie / Do You Believe / I Have A Desire / Was He Quiet Or Did He Die – 53?

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Acknowledgements

Thanks to Michel Ruppli, not only for his books which I use daily, but also for a large amount of rare and unpublished data from his giant archive.
Thanks to all my friends - country music fans - in Czech Republic - Vladimir Pikora, Michal Gololobov, Milos Holecek, Tony Foglar, Rene Pavlik and Petr Vitous.
Thanks to Mario Manciotti for sending session details daily
Thanks to Kurt Rokitta for a lot of session info
Thanks to Bill Daniels for sharing a lot of labels info
Thanks to Lillies Ohlsson for many western swing contributions.
Thanks to Dick Grant for many artists files
Thanks to Thieu Van De Vorst for a lot of additions and corrections
Thanks to Goran Adolph for many rare albums info
Thanks to Hans Sandberg for many rare session data
Thanks to Chris Huskey for many sessions info.
Thanks to Kittra Moore for musicians and recording data
Thanks to Dik de Heer for many additions on rockabilly.
Thanks to Luiz Roberto Costa for helping me with the western genre.
Thanks to Wolf Ruediger Sommer, who not only sent me additional data, but is also watch-dog, correcting my typos and other errors.
Thanks to Robert Platt for priceless info on Canadian (but not only) artists.
Thanks to Phil Watson for hard work on Crown Prince of country music discography. Thanks to Walter Gabriel for filling the gaps in track listings of rare albums and various artists compilations.
Thanks to Kent Heineman for many independent recordings info
Thanks to Ken Nelson for bluegrass and more additions.
Thanks to Tony Middleton for RCA session info.
Thanks to Xavier Maire for interesting additions and for info on his website www.bopping.org.
Thanks to Henk Scholts for long time cooperation.
Thanks to Richard Price for miscellaneous session information
Thanks to Carl G. Cederblad for additions to sessionographies
Thanks to Paul Urbahns, Marc Alesina, Bill Millet, Bengt Wahlström, John Morris, Dominique Anglares, Pierre Monnery, Jeremy Roberts, Ben Collins, Alex Frazer-Harrison, K.F.Raizor, Ed Tabor, Mario Wildner, Ole Skjoldhøj, Eileen Sisk, Per Kammersgaard, David Bussey, Bill Marks for rare info on their favorite artists.
Thanks to Reginald Bartlette for info and additions of Columbia custom numbers.
Thanks to Katarina Fromm for various singles info.
Thanks to many others who sent some info - all are important.
Thanks to Richard Weize for his idea to produce projects, which have small commercial potential, but huge value for collectors - I spend a lot of money buying boxes and CDs, sometimes mainly because of the accompanying discographies.
Thanks also to Patrick Milligan, who created many discographies for Bear Family projects
Thanks to Marek Bozickovic for picture in head
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